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FO - Forestry Group
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

  • $) Effective October 1, 2010
  • A) Effective October 1, 2011
  • B) Effective October 1, 2012
  • C) Effective October 1, 2013
FO-1 - Annual Rates of Pay - Steps 1 to 8
Effective Date Range / Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8

*with intermediate steps of $10

$) October 1, 2010 29177 to 49546See table note 4 * 51911 53516 55376 57251 60299 62518 64720
A) October 1, 2011 29688 to 50413See table note 4 * 52819 54453 56345 58253 61354 63612 65853
B) October 1, 2012 30133 to 51169See table note 4 * 53611 55270 57190 59127 62274 64566 66841
C) October 1, 2013 30736 to 52192See table note 4 * 54683 56375 58334 60310 63519 65857 68178
FO-1 - Annual Rates of Pay - Steps 9 to 11
Effective Date Step 9 Step 10 Step 11
$) October 1, 2010 66924 69131 71338
A) October 1, 2011 68095 70341 72586
B) October 1, 2012 69116 71396 73675
C) October 1, 2013 70498 72824 75149
FO-2 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 68693 70829 73093 75598 77860 80092 82326
A) October 1, 2011 69895 72069 74372 76921 79223 81494 83767
B) October 1, 2012 70943 73150 75488 78075 80411 82716 85024
C) October 1, 2013 72362 74613 76998 79637 82019 84370 86724
FO-3 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2010 80241 82514 84758 87574 90356 93138
A) October 1, 2011 81645 83958 86241 89107 91937 94768
B) October 1, 2012 82870 85217 87535 90444 93316 96190
C) October 1, 2013 84527 86921 89286 92253 95182 98114
FO-4 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2010 90161 92649 95134 97627 100014 102400
A) October 1, 2011 91739 94270 96799 99335 101764 104192
B) October 1, 2012 93115 95684 98251 100825 103290 105755
C) October 1, 2013 94977 97598 100216 102842 105356 107870

FO
Pay Notes

  1. An employee being paid in that part of the FO-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid:
    **
    1. Effective October 1, 2011 in the "A" scale of rates at the rate which is nearest to but not more than one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than his former rate of pay, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10);
      **
    2. Effective October 1, 2012 in the "B" scale of rates at the rate which is nearest to but not more than one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his former rate of pay, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
      **
    3. Effective October 1, 2013 in the "C" scale of rates at the rate which is nearest to but not more than two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) higher than his former rate of pay, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
  2. The pay increment period for all employees, other than those paid in that part of the FO-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps, is twelve (12) months and a pay increment shall be to the next rate in the scale of rates.
  3. For all employees paid in that part of the FO-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps, the pay increment period is six (6) months and a pay increment shall be three hundred dollars ($300), or such higher amount that the Employer may determine, provided that the last rate in that part of the scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps is not exceeded.
  4. An increase from that part of the FO-1 scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps to the first (1st) step in the fixed incremental part of the scale shall take place on the date on which the Employer certifies that the employee should be paid at that rate.
  5. Every employee being paid in that part of the FO-1 scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps will have his performance reviewed by the Employer within two (2) years of his appointment to that part of the scale with a view to ascertaining whether the employee should be paid at the first (1st) step in the fixed incremental part of the scale. On the basis of this review, the Employer will decide whether to certify that the employee should be paid at that point in time at the first (1st) step in that part of the scale. An employee who continues to be paid in that part of the scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps after the second (2nd) anniversary of his appointment will have his performance reviewed at least annually thereafter.

MT - Meteorology Group
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

  • $) Effective October 1, 2010
  • A) Effective October 1, 2011
  • B) Effective October 1, 2012
  • C) Effective October 1, 2013
MT-1 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Range / Step 1
$) October 1, 2010 29206 to 42077
A) October 1, 2011 29717 to 42813
B) October 1, 2012 30163 to 43455
C) October 1, 2013 30766 to 44324
MT-2 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 48556 51002 53443 55888 58336 60779 63216 65656
A) October 1, 2011 49406 51895 54378 56866 59357 61843 64322 66805
B) October 1, 2012 50147 52673 55194 57719 60247 62771 65287 67807
C) October 1, 2013 51150 53726 56298 58873 61452 64026 66593 69163
MT-3 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 65499 67920 70353 72777 75195 79209 83223
A) October 1, 2011 66645 69109 71584 74051 76511 80595 84679
B) October 1, 2012 67645 70146 72658 75162 77659 81804 85949
C) October 1, 2013 68998 71549 74111 76665 79212 83440 87668
MT-4 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 67254 69818 72120 74302 76483 79727 82972 86218
A) October 1, 2011 68431 71040 73382 75602 77821 81122 84424 87727
B) October 1, 2012 69457 72106 74483 76736 78988 82339 85690 89043
C) October 1, 2013 70846 73548 75973 78271 80568 83986 87404 90824
MT-5 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 73917 76205 78491 80783 83076 86341 89608 92877
A) October 1, 2011 75211 77539 79865 82197 84530 87852 91176 94502
B) October 1, 2012 76339 78702 81063 83430 85798 89170 92544 95920
C) October 1, 2013 77866 80276 82684 85099 87514 90953 94395 97838
MT-6 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 80349 82887 85427 87972 92376 96777 101177
A) October 1, 2011 81755 84338 86922 89512 93993 98471 102948
B) October 1, 2012 82981 85603 88226 90855 95403 99948 104492
C) October 1, 2013 84641 87315 89991 92672 97311 101947 106582
MT-7 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 87490 90311 93128 95946 100230 104517 108805
A) October 1, 2011 89021 91891 94758 97625 101984 106346 110709
B) October 1, 2012 90356 93269 96179 99089 103514 107941 112370
C) October 1, 2013 92163 95134 98103 101071 105584 110100 114617

MT
Pay Notes


  1. **
    1. Effective October 1, 2011, increase the scale of rates for employees being paid at the MT-1 by one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) as reflected in scale of rates "A". Employees on the scale of rates shall be paid at a rate of pay one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than their former rate of pay rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
      **
    2. Effective October 1, 2012, increase the scale of rates for employees being paid at the MT-1 by one decimal five per cent (1.5%) as reflected in scale of rates "B". Employees on the scale of rates shall be paid at a rate of pay one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than their former rate of pay rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
      **
    3. Effective October 1, 2013, increase the scale of rates for employees being paid at the MT-1 by two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) as reflected in scale of rates "C". Employees on the scale of rates shall be paid at a rate of pay two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) higher than their former rate of pay rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
  2. Employees who have completed the requirement for a Master's degree in Meteorology (or equivalent degree and field as determined by the Employer), at a standard recognized by the Employer, will be paid not less than the salary shown at the fourth (4th) step in the MT-2 scale of rates.
  3. The pay increment period for all employees is twelve (12) months, except in the case of employees paid in the MT-1 scale of rates. An employee being paid in the MT-1 scale of rates is not eligible for a pay increment.

PC - Physical Sciences Group
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

  • $) Effective October 1, 2010
  • A) Effective October 1, 2011
  • B) Effective October 1, 2012
  • C) Effective October 1, 2013
PC-1 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Range / Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6

*with intermediate steps of $10

$) October 1, 2010 31857 to 52283See table note 5 * 54497 56750 58999 61254 63509
A) October 1, 2011 32414 to 53198See table note 5 * 55451 57743 60031 62326 64620
B) October 1, 2012 32900 to 53996See table note 5 * 56283 58609 60931 63261 65589
C) October 1, 2013 33558 to 55076See table note 5 * 57409 59781 62150 64526 66901
PC-2 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2010 62227 64695 67151 69619 72079 74540
A) October 1, 2011 63316 65827 68326 70837 73340 75844
B) October 1, 2012 64266 66814 69351 71900 74440 76982
C) October 1, 2013 65551 68150 70738 73338 75929 78522
PC-3 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2010 74978 77823 80684 83525 86375 89223
A) October 1, 2011 76290 79185 82096 84987 87887 90784
B) October 1, 2012 77434 80373 83327 86262 89205 92146
C) October 1, 2013 78983 81980 84994 87987 90989 93989
PC-4 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2010 86871 89908 92949 95989 99028 102067
A) October 1, 2011 88391 91481 94576 97669 100761 103853
B) October 1, 2012 89717 92853 95995 99134 102272 105411
C) October 1, 2013 91511 94710 97915 101117 104317 107519
PC-5 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
$) October 1, 2010 97867 101227 104600 107975 111347
A) October 1, 2011 99580 102998 106431 109865 113296
B) October 1, 2012 101074 104543 108027 111513 114995
C) October 1, 2013 103095 106634 110188 113743 117295

PC
Pay Notes

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  1. Except as provided in pay note 4, an employee being paid in that part of the PC-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($l0) intermediate steps shall be paid effective October 1, 2011 in the "A" scale of rates of pay, at a rate which is one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than his/her former rate of pay, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
    **
  2. Except as provided in pay note 4, an employee being paid in that part of the PC-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid effective October 1, 2012 in the "B" scale of rates of pay, at a rate which is one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his/her former rate of pay, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
    **
  3. Except as provided in pay note 4, an employee being paid in that part of the PC-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid effective October 1, 2013 in the "C" scale of rates of pay, at a rate which is two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) higher than his/her former rate of pay, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
  4. An employee who was initially appointed to the part of the PC-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall not have his/her rate of pay adjusted as a result of an economic increase for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the initial appointment, except that no employee shall be paid less than the minimum rate of pay. Twelve months from the employee's initial appointment, the employee's rate of pay shall be adjusted by any economic increase which occurred to the fixed incremental portion of the PC-1 scale of rates during that twelve (12) month period, provided that the maximum rate of pay in the ten dollar ($10) step portion of the PC-1 scale of rates is not exceeded.
  5. Every employee being paid in that part of the PC-1 scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps will have his/her performance reviewed by the Employer within two (2) years of his/her appointment with a view to ascertaining whether the employee should be paid at the first (1st) step in the fixed incremental part of the scale. On the basis of this review, the Employer will decide whether to certify that the employee should be paid at that point in time at the first (1st) step in that part of the scale. An employee who continues to be paid in that part of the scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps after the second (2nd) anniversary of his/her appointment will have a performance review at least annually thereafter.
  6. Except for those employees paid in that part of the PC-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps, a pay increment shall be to the next rate in the scale of rates.
  7. The pay increment date for a full-time or part-time employee appointed to a position in the bargaining unit on promotion, demotion or from outside the public service after the date of signing of this Agreement, shall be the anniversary date of such appointment. The pay increment date for a full-time or part-time employee who was appointed to a position in the bargaining unit prior to the date of signing of this Agreement remains unchanged.
  8. For all employees paid in that part of the PC-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps, the pay increment period is six (6) months, and a pay increment shall be three hundred dollars ($300) or such higher amount that the Employer may determine, provided that the last rate in that part of the scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps is not exceeded.
  9. An increase from that part of the PC-1 scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps to the first (1st) step in the incremental part of the scale shall take place on the date on which the Employer certifies that the employee should be paid at that rate.
  10. For the purposes of transfer and promotion, the lowest pay increment in that part of the scale identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps is three hundred dollars ($300).

SG - Scientific Regulation Group
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

  • $) Effective October 1, 2010
  • A) Effective October 1, 2011
  • B) Effective October 1, 2012
  • C) Effective October 1, 2013
SG-SRE-1 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Range / Step 1
$) October 1, 2010 27420 to 55227
A) October 1, 2011 27900 to 56193
B) October 1, 2012 28319 to 57036
C) October 1, 2013 28885 to 58177
SG-SRE-2 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
$) October 1, 2010 54870 57047 59209 61388 63563
A) October 1, 2011 55830 58045 60245 62462 64675
B) October 1, 2012 56667 58916 61149 63399 65645
C) October 1, 2013 57800 60094 62372 64667 66958
SG-SRE-3 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 57201 59722 62237 64768 67280 69787 72320 74850
A) October 1, 2011 58202 60767 63326 65901 68457 71008 73586 76160
B) October 1, 2012 59075 61679 64276 66890 69484 72073 74690 77302
C) October 1, 2013 60257 62913 65562 68228 70874 73514 76184 78848
SG-SRE-4 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 67961 70613 73118 75476 77830 80496 83159
A) October 1, 2011 69150 71849 74398 76797 79192 81905 84614
B) October 1, 2012 70187 72927 75514 77949 80380 83134 85883
C) October 1, 2013 71591 74386 77024 79508 81988 84797 87601
SG-SRE-5 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 75316 77961 80609 83256 85890 88538 91188
A) October 1, 2011 76634 79325 82020 84713 87393 90087 92784
B) October 1, 2012 77784 80515 83250 85984 88704 91438 94176
C) October 1, 2013 79340 82125 84915 87704 90478 93267 96060
SG-SRE-6 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2010 82309 84903 87501 90120 92735 95353
A) October 1, 2011 83749 86389 89032 91697 94358 97022
B) October 1, 2012 85005 87685 90367 93072 95773 98477
C) October 1, 2013 86705 89439 92174 94933 97688 100447
SG-SRE-7 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 85333 87783 90844 93644 96706 99768 102830
A) October 1, 2011 86826 89319 92434 95283 98398 101514 104630
B) October 1, 2012 88128 90659 93821 96712 99874 103037 106199
C) October 1, 2013 89891 92472 95697 98646 101871 105098 108323
SG-SRE-8 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 88871 92106 95342 98576 101811 105045 108282
A) October 1, 2011 90426 93718 97010 100301 103593 106883 110177
B) October 1, 2012 91782 95124 98465 101806 105147 108486 111830
C) October 1, 2013 93618 97026 100434 103842 107250 110656 114067

SG-SRE
Pay Notes


  1. **
    1. Effective October 1, 2011, increase the scale of rates for employees being paid at the SG-SRE-1 rates of pay by one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) as reflected in scale of rates "A". Employees on this scale of rates shall be paid at a rate of pay that is one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than their former rate of pay rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
      **
    2. Effective October 1, 2012, increase the scale of rates for employees being paid at the SG-SRE-1 by one decimal five per cent (1.5%) as reflected in scale of rates "B". Employees on the scale of rates shall be paid at a rate of pay one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than their former rate of pay rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
      **
    3. Effective October 1, 2013, increase the scale of rates for employees being paid at the SG-SRE-1 by two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) as reflected in scale of rates "C". Employees on the scale of rates shall be paid at a rate of pay two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) higher than their former rate of pay rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
  2. Except for SG-SRE-1, the pay increment period for all employees is twelve (12) months.
  3. The pay increment period for all employees in the SG-SRE-1 scale of rates is six (6) months and the minimum pay increment shall be three hundred dollars ($300) or such higher amount that the Employer may determine, or such lesser amount that brings the employee's rate to the maximum of the pay range. For the purposes of transfer and promotion, the lowest pay increment is three hundred dollars ($300).

SG - Patent Examination Group
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

  • $) Effective October 1, 2010
  • A) Effective October 1, 2011
  • B) Effective October 1, 2012
  • X) Effective October 1, 2013 - Restructure
  • C) Effective October 1, 2013
SG-PAT-1 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Range / Step 1
$) October 1, 2010 26788 to 53942
A) October 1, 2011 27257 to 54886
B) October 1, 2012 27666 to 55709
X) October 1, 2013 33332 to 61375
C) October 1, 2013 33999 to 62603
SG-PAT-2 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2010 53584 55708 57820 59937
A) October 1, 2011 54522 56683 58832 60986
B) October 1, 2012 55340 57533 59714 61901
X) October 1, 2013 62922 65115 67296 69483
C) October 1, 2013 64180 66417 68642 70873
SG-PAT-3 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2010 55856 58320 60777 63248 65700 68170 70638
A) October 1, 2011 56833 59341 61841 64355 66850 69363 71874
B) October 1, 2012 57685 60231 62769 65320 67853 70403 72952
X) October 1, 2013 66524 69070 71608 74159 76692 79242 81791
C) October 1, 2013 67854 70451 73040 75642 78226 80827 83427
SG-PAT-4 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 65089 67629 70031 72286 74543 76799 79349 81899
A) October 1, 2011 66228 68813 71257 73551 75848 78143 80738 83332
B) October 1, 2012 67221 69845 72326 74654 76986 79315 81949 84582
X) October 1, 2013 77223 79847 82328 84656 86988 89317 91951 94584
C) October 1, 2013 78767 81444 83975 86349 88728 91103 93790 96476
SG-PAT-5 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 72136 74667 77204 79739 82261 84778 87314 89853
A) October 1, 2011 73398 75974 78555 81134 83701 86262 88842 91425
B) October 1, 2012 74499 77114 79733 82351 84957 87556 90175 92796
X) October 1, 2013 86190 88805 91424 94042 96648 99247 101866 104487
C) October 1, 2013 87914 90581 93252 95923 98581 101232 103903 106577
SG-PAT-6 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
$) October 1, 2010 80382 82912 85453 88007 90560 93117 96047 98980
A) October 1, 2011 81789 84363 86948 89547 92145 94747 97728 100712
B) October 1, 2012 83016 85628 88252 90890 93527 96168 99194 102223
X) October 1, 2013 95528 98140 100764 103402 106039 108680 111706 114735
C) October 1, 2013 97439 100103 102779 105470 108160 110854 113940 117030
SG-PAT-7 - Annual Rates of Pay
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) October 1, 2010 83333 85726 88715 91450 94182 97173 101414 105652 109891
A) October 1, 2011 84791 87226 90268 93050 95830 98874 103189 107501 111814
B) October 1, 2012 86063 88534 91622 94446 97267 100357 104737 109114 113491
X) October 1, 2013 99534 102005 105093 107917 110738 113828 118208 122585 126962
C) October 1, 2013 101525 104045 107195 110075 112953 116105 120572 125037 129501

SG-PAT
Pay Notes

**

  1. An employee being paid in the SG-PAT-1 scale of rates shall be paid effective October 1, 2011 in the "A" scale of rates of pay at a rate that is one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
    **
  2. An employee being paid in the SG-PAT-1 scale of rates shall be paid effective October 1, 2012 in the "B" scale of rates of pay at a rate that is one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
    **
  3. An employee being paid in the SG-PAT-1 scale of rates shall be paid effective October 1, 2013 in the "X" scale of rates of pay at a rate that is five thousand decimal six six six ($5,666) higher than his former rate.
    **
  4. An employee being paid in the SG-PAT-1 scale of rates shall be paid effective October 1, 2013 in the "C" scale of rates of pay at a rate that is two decimal zero per cent (2.0%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10).
    **
  5. Notwithstanding pay note 1, an employee being paid in the SG-PAT-1 scale of rates who was initially appointed to the public service bargaining unit in 2011 and was paid a rate established to recognize that the employee was without experience commensurate with level SG-PAT-1 shall not have his/her rate of pay adjusted by virtue of the October 1, 2011 scale of rates.
  6. Except for SG-PAT-1, the pay increment period for all employees is twelve (12) months.
  7. The pay increment period for all employees in the SG-PAT-1 scale of rates is six (6) months and the minimum pay increment shall be three hundred dollars ($300) or such higher amount that the Employer may determine, or such lesser amount that brings the employee's rate to the maximum of the pay range. For the purposes of transfer and promotion, the lowest pay increment is three hundred dollars ($300).